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15 Southern Sayings The Rest of America Won’t Get

Are you knee-high to a grasshopper? Is your uncle riding the gravy train till the biscuit wheels fall off? Is your GTO slicker than snot on a door knob?

No culture in America does colloquialisms better than Southerners. Often rife with humor, the South’s twists on the English language are always a delight. But if you’re not a Southerner, these unique sayings may require translation.

If you’re a Yankee, West-Coaster, Northwesterner, or a non-American, we’ve created a video to explain some of the more curious Southern and redneck phrases. When you’re done watching it, you’ll be able to hold own and feel confident communicating when south of the Mason-Dixon line.

Matter of fact, I bet you’ll feel finer than a frog hair split four ways.

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15 Southern Sayings The Rest of America Won’t Get